Omaha brothers bring clean energy to Standing Rock, help activists share stories worldwide

By Ifesinachi Egbosimba, ABC Nebraska TV

While most of us spent the day after Thanksgiving digesting or shopping, two brothers from Omaha were loading up solar equipment to take to Standing Rock, allowing activists to share their experiences with the world . . . Twin brothers Scott and Eric Williams, drove 9 hours from Omaha to the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, to use their skills to help demonstrators document their fight. Read more here.

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Photo: Eric and Scott Williams from Omaha posing with a solar panel they installed at the Standing Rock Reservation. The solar panel lights the tiny barn and provides clean energy to charge phones, computers and other electronic devices. Credit: Creative Commons, Scott Williams.

Eric is President of Nebraskans for Solar, and they are both members of the Nebraska Solar Schools working group.